Susan L. Lindquist Takes Office as Director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Acclaimed molecular biologist Susan L. Lindquist takes office as director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

A pioneering researcher with an interdisciplinary bent, Lindquist comes to the Whitehead from the University of Chicago where she is the Albert D. Lasker Professor of Medical Sciences, a Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Lindquist succeeds Whitehead’s two previous directors, Nobel laureate David Baltimore and yeast genetics pioneer Gerald Fink.

Personal Profile

Press Release

Scientific Profile




Communications and Public Affairs
Phone: 617-452-4630

A woman with short grey hair and a pink jacket.

Related News